The Belgian coastline may not be the most picturesque in Europe. The wet, gray skies, the constant wind and the blockhouse-like condominiums do not always put one in the mood for a beach holiday. However, in Oostduinkerke, if one turns facing the sea, one can almost forget all of that and imagine oneself in another era. Here in this tiny Flemish town, fishermen continue the traditional method of fishing for shrimp on horseback. It is the only remaining place in the world where this is still practiced.

To say I’ve gotten behind in blogging would be quite an understatement, but I’m sure you’ll all forgive me, right? The past year has been quite a busy time for us with our wedding in September and our move to Québec in October. Needless to say, I’ve been a bit distracted! Leaving Belgium was bittersweet. Though we were excited at the prospect of our new adventure in Canada, Brussels had become our home. During our 3 years there, we’d fallen… Read more »